Attainable & Affordable Housing and Social Enterprise

Connect Money Impact: Attainable & Affordable Housing and Social Enterprise There are over 12 million empty bedrooms across Canada — space that could be used to accommodate everyone and foster a sense of belonging for…

Emerging Patterns in Impact Investing

  “There’s enough money in the world. We don’t need more money. What we need more of is positive impact,” said Kristi Fairholm Mader, Managing Director of Thrive Impact Fund, at Connect Money Impact 2023…

Reigniting Hope and Cultivating Belonging Through the Social Enterprise Movement

“This is not a land acknowledgment. This is an acknowledgment of the work that needs to be done,” said Kelly Terbasket, Co-Founder and Program Director of IndigenEYEZ & kinSHIFT, reciting Heather George’s words as she…

Vinod Rajasekaran on the Massive Opportunity of 21st Century Social Change

What gives us hope for the future? Right now, we stand before a massive, once-in-a-400-year opportunity: to create a world where we are fundamentally trusting and co-creating the systems we live in. It is a…

5 Indigenous Social Enterprises That Are Healing and Decolonizing the World

This National Indigenous History, we’re spotlighting 5 Indigenous social enterprises alongside whom we have the privilege to learn, grow and collaborate: Colouring It Forward, DEVA, IndigenEYEZ, Rad Relish and COYA Productions. Each of these incredible…

Take 10 to know them: Social impact leader Stacey Rexin of PACE in Penticton

This month’s feature is about Stacey Rexin, Operations Manager of Penticton and Area Cooperative Enterprises (PACE). Take a quick 10 to get to know this social entrepreneur! PACE creates employment opportunities for people living with…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Diana Frost, Colouring it Forward

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Diana Frost, CEO/Founder at Colouring it Forward. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Colouring it Forward collaborates with Indigenous Artists and elders to…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Omar Yaqub, Islamic Family & Social Services

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Omar Yaqub, Servant of Servants (ED) at Islamic Family & Social Services Association. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Islamic Family & Social…

Take 10 to know them: Spotlight on social impact leader Zanette Johnson of NewStories

This month’s featured Purppl Partner is Zanette Johnson, Regenerative Community Facilitator at NewStories. Take a quick 10 to get to know this social enterprise leader! Where do you consider home? After twenty extraordinary years in…

Take 5 To Know Them, Our Spotlight on a Social Impact Leader

This month’s Purppl Partner is Jessica Clement from Ashcroft HUB Society. Take a quick 5 to get to know this new social enterprise leader! What is your favourite part of your role with The Ashcroft…